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Snead State Community College

Snead State Community College is an Associate's college with 2295 students located in Boaz, AL.

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Offers Associate Degrees, Open Admissions

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Student Body

Total Undergraduates 2,295
Gender 40% Male / 60% Female
Enrollment Breakdown 68% Full Time / 32% Part Time
Geography 99% In State / 1% Out of State / % International
Socio-Economic Diversity 64% of students received Pell Grants, which are provided by the U.S. government to students from middle and lower income families. It gives you an idea of a school’s socio-economic diversity.
Ethnic Diversity
Percentage
White 71%
Hispanic/Latino 2%
Ethnicity Unknown 22%
Black or African American 4%
Asian 0%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1%

Housing

Campus housing is available for undergraduates. Housing deposit : $200.00. Freshman allowed to have car. No pets.

5% of students live on-campus.

  • Coed Dorms
  • Housing Offered

Activities

  • Dance
  • Government or Political Activity
  • Choral Groups
  • Jazz Band
  • Music Ensembles
  • Drama/Theater
  • Campus Ministries

Student Services

  • Academic Support Services: remedial instruction study skills assistance tutoring
  • Computer Services: computer center, libraries, student center dorms wired for high speed internet connections
  • Counseling Services: career counseling employment services for undergraduates financial aid counseling veteran's counselor
  • Facilities
  • Special Needs Services: services and/or facilities for hearing impaired partial services for students with learning disabilities services and/or facilities for speech or communications disorders services and/or facilities for visually impaired wheelchair accessibility
  • Specialty Programs (ROTC, Accelerated Programs, Professional Development, etc.): accelerated program dual enrollment of high school students independent study internships student-designed major
  • Transfer In Services
  • Transfer Out Services

Academics

Academics

Popular Majors

General Studies (73%), Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse (11%), Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science (6%), Computer and Information Sciences (3%), Cosmetology/Cosmetologist (1%), Child Care and Support Services Management (1%)

Majors Offered

Associates

An undifferentiated program that includes instruction in the general arts, general science, or unstructured studies.

Job Opportunities:

Postsecondary Teachers, All Other
All postsecondary teachers not listed separately.

Associates

A program that generally prepares individuals to perform the duties of administrative assistants and/or secretaries and stenographers. Includes instruction in business communications, principles of business law, word processing and data entry, office machines operation and maintenance, office procedures, public relations, secretarial accounting, filing systems and records management, and report preparation.

Job Opportunities:

Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants
Provide high-level administrative support by conducting research, preparing statistical reports, handling information requests, and performing clerical functions such as preparing correspondence, receiving visitors, arranging conference calls, and scheduling meetings. May also train and supervise lower-level clerical staff.
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive
Perform routine clerical and administrative functions such as drafting correspondence, scheduling appointments, organizing and maintaining paper and electronic files, or providing information to callers.

Associates

A program that generally prepares individuals in the knowledge, techniques and procedures for promoting health, providing care for sick, disabled, infirmed, or other individuals or groups. Includes instruction in the administration of medication and treatments, assisting a physician during treatments and examinations, Referring patients to physicians and other health care specialists, and planning education for health maintenance.

Job Opportunities:

Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary
Demonstrate and teach patient care in classroom and clinical units to nursing students. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
Registered Nurses
Assess patient health problems and needs, develop and implement nursing care plans, and maintain medical records. Administer nursing care to ill, injured, convalescent, or disabled patients. May advise patients on health maintenance and disease prevention or provide case management. Licensing or registration required.

Associates

A general program that focuses on computing, computer science, and information science and systems. Such programs are undifferentiated as to title and content and are not to be confused with specific programs in computer science, information science, or related support services.

Job Opportunities:

Computer and Information Systems Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as electronic data processing, information systems, systems analysis, and computer programming.
Computer and Information Research Scientists
Conduct research into fundamental computer and information science as theorists, designers, or inventors. Develop solutions to problems in the field of computer hardware and software.
Computer Systems Analysts
Analyze science, engineering, business, and other data processing problems to implement and improve computer systems. Analyze user requirements, procedures, and problems to automate or improve existing systems and review computer system capabilities, workflow, and scheduling limitations. May analyze or recommend commercially available software.
Database Administrators
Administer, test, and implement computer databases, applying knowledge of database management systems. Coordinate changes to computer databases. May plan, coordinate, and implement security measures to safeguard computer databases.
Network and Computer Systems Administrators
Install, configure, and support an organization's local area network (LAN), wide area network (WAN), and Internet systems or a segment of a network system. Monitor network to ensure network availability to all system users and may perform necessary maintenance to support network availability. May monitor and test Web site performance to ensure Web sites operate correctly and without interruption. May assist in network modeling, analysis, planning, and coordination between network and data communications hardware and software. May supervise computer user support specialists and computer network support specialists. May administer network security measures.
Computer Network Architects
Design and implement computer and information networks, such as local area networks (LAN), wide area networks (WAN), intranets, extranets, and other data communications networks. Perform network modeling, analysis, and planning. May also design network and computer security measures. May research and recommend network and data communications hardware and software.
Computer Occupations, All Other
All computer occupations not listed separately.
Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in computer science. May specialize in a field of computer science, such as the design and function of computers or operations and research analysis. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

A program that prepares individuals to apply basic engineering principles and technical skills in support of electrical, electronics and communication engineers. Includes instruction in electrical circuitry, prototype development and testing, systems analysis and testing, systems maintenance, instrument calibration, and report preparation.

Job Opportunities:

Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technicians
Apply electrical and electronic theory and related knowledge, usually under the direction of engineering staff, to design, build, repair, calibrate, and modify electrical components, circuitry, controls, and machinery for subsequent evaluation and use by engineering staff in making engineering design decisions.

Associates

A program that generally prepares individuals to cut, trim, and style scalp, facial, and body hair; apply cosmetic preparations; perform manicures and pedicures; massage the head and extremities; and prepare for practice as licensed cosmetologists in specialized or full-service salons. Includes instruction in hair cutting and styling, manicuring, pedicuring, facial treatments, shampooing, chemical applications, esthetics, shop management, sanitation and safety, customer service, and applicable professional and labor laws and regulations.

Job Opportunities:

Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists
Provide beauty services, such as shampooing, cutting, coloring, and styling hair, and massaging and treating scalp. May apply makeup, dress wigs, perform hair removal, and provide nail and skin care services.
Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance
Apply makeup to performers to reflect period, setting, and situation of their role.
Manicurists and Pedicurists
Clean and shape customers' fingernails and toenails. May polish or decorate nails.
Skincare Specialists
Provide skincare treatments to face and body to enhance an individual's appearance. Includes electrologists and laser hair removal specialists.

Associates

A program that focuses on the provision and management of child care services and that prepares individuals to plan, design, and manage child care facilities and programs that meet children's developmental needs and interests and that provide safe and healthy environments. Includes instruction in child development and psychology; home- and institution-based child care; identification of diseases, injuries, and psychological trauma and applicable referrals; parent relations; personnel and business management principles; and related laws and policies.

Job Opportunities:

Home Economics Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in childcare, family relations, finance, nutrition, and related subjects pertaining to home management. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education
Instruct preschool-aged children in activities designed to promote social, physical, and intellectual growth needed for primary school in preschool, day care center, or other child development facility. May be required to hold State certification.

Administration & Faculty

President Dr. Robert J. Exley
Accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Full-time Faculty 43
Student : Faculty Ratio 23 : 1
Faculty Gender (% Male : Female) 44 : 55
Percentage of Faculty Members
Tenured Faculty 69
Tenure Track Faculty 18
Non-Tenure Track Faculty 11

Admissions

Admissions

Selectivity

Selectivity Score: 22/100
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Selectivity

Deadlines

August

14

Regular Decision

Finance

Finance

Average Net Tuition

The average student pays $4,670 for tuition, fees, and other expenses, after grants and scholarships.

Household Income Real Cost
$0-$30K $3,788
$30K-$48K $3,315
$48K-$75K $5,114
$75K-$110K $6,668

Sticker Price

Total stated tuition is $3,330, in-state and on-campus, before financial aid.

In-State

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $3,330 Same as On-Campus
Fees $930 Same as On-Campus
Housing $3,187 $4,500
Books $1,000 $1,000
Total (before financial aid) $8,447 $9,760

Out-of-State

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $6,660 Same as On-Campus
Fees $930 Same as On-Campus
Housing $3,187 $4,500
Books $1,000 $1,000
Total (before financial aid) $11,777 $13,090

Students Receiving Aid

91% of students receive some form of financial aid.

Undergrads Receiving Aid Average Aid Amount
Federal Loans 24% $2,839
Federal Scholarships/Grants 64% $4,253
Institutional Grants 61% $4,015
Other Federal Grants 1% $300
Pell Grants 64% $4,259
State and Local Scholarships/Grants 1% $1,746
Student Loans 24% $2,839

Alumni and Outcomes

Alumni and Outcomes

Graduation Rates

32% of students graduated in six years.

59% of full time students continued studying at this school after freshman year.

Athletics

Athletics

Snead State Community College participates in the for college athletics.

Sport Contact
Tennis Matt Holiday (Get recruited )
Baseball Gerry Ledbetter (Get recruited )
Basketball Jay Welborn (Get recruited )
Sport Coach
Softball Lisa Bright (Get recruited )
Cheerleading Adam Rhoden (Get recruited )
Basketball Jarrod Plummer (Get recruited )
Volleyball Dee Ayres (Get recruited )
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